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KHS places third in Tsunami Bowl
The Kodiak High School ocean science bowl team “Ellusive Jellyfish” took part in the 17th Annual Alaska Tsunami Bowl that conluded March 2 in Seward. Seniors Hannah Christian and Joong Hyun Lee, junior Annie Looman and freshman Lars Bodnar took home third-place hardware behind two teams from Juneau-Douglas High School, out of 18 teams from around the state. The Bowl centers on aquatic studies and consists of three...
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Stage and Screen: 'Non Stop' is positively nonstop
If nothing else “Non Stop” (2014) is nonstop. From the opening moment of your encounter with Federal Air Marshal Bill Marks (Liam Neeson,) to the very last scene of this emotion-packed thriller, the action is breathtakingly nonstop. Consistent with the Transpiration Security Administration’s website, Bill Marks “… blend(ed) in with passengers and (relied) on (his) training, including investigative techniques, crim...
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Discover Kodiak extends fish tail deadline
The sixth annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling and Art Auction, a fundraiser for local nonprofit Discover Kodiak, is still set to take place Saturday, May 24, but due to a lack of entries for the salmon tail auction, the deadline for submissions has been extended to Monday, March 10. Discover Kodiak director Chasity Starrett said she hasn’t received any proposals even though the deadline is only four days away. “We’re s...
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Second altered book show is Friday
The Kodiak Public Library Association is once again working with the Kodiak Arts Council to sponsor the second annual altered book show, in celebration of the opening of the new Kodiak Public Library. An “altered book” is any type of book that has been formed into a piece of art by either deconstructing or adding to it. Last year’s show yielded 48 entrants. The projects will be put on display for the First Friday ...
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Kodiak ESS wins first region game
The Kodiak Emerging Small Schools basketball team made history on Wednesday morning. The Ravens picked up the first regional win by an island co-op team with a 42-37 victory over Lumen Christi in a 1A Peninsula Conference Championship play-in game at Skyview High School in Soldotna. “I never heard these kids talk so much; they were pretty excited,” Kodiak ESS coach Russ Scotter said. Eighth-seeded ESS played top-s...
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Achievers: March 6
Rotary students of the month for February Eighth grade Kodiak Middle School eighth-grade faculty is pleased to nominate Abigail Senda, daughter of Michelle and Jimmy Wilson as a February Rotary Student. Abbie demonstrates strong character through her quiet dedication in the classroom and her involvement in school activities such as basketball and volleyball. Abbie continues her interest in basketball by playing on...
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Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf
The wolf is no longer stuck to the trail, as it was when the dog musher drove her reluctant team over it. Now covered with snow, the frozen animal is a few steps away, beneath small spruce trees near the South Fork of the Chena River. The only exposed part of its body — a bushy tail — points to the sky. Since the musher discovered the dead wolf a few days ago, someone moved the carcass — maybe the trapper who pass...
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Public safety blotter: March 5
Friday, Feb. 28 • Around 2:47 a.m., two bar checks were conducted downtown. • At 3:02 a.m., an officer removed debris off of 12th Street/Baranof. • At 9:40 a.m., a caller reported someone may have siphoned gas from her vehicle on E. Rezanof Drive and wanted it logged. • Around 10:59 a.m., two people were cited for their vehicles blocking a driveway on Shelikof Street. • At 11:20 a.m., an officer asked somebody to ...
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School district eliminating high school activities director position
The Kodiak Island Borough School District is eliminating the activities director position at the high school for the 2014-15 school year. Superintendent Stewart McDonald told the Daily Mirror on Monday that the district has decided to abandon a high school AD in favor of a district-wide athletic administrator. The new position will still be in charge of the high school activities and athletic department and will a...
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NLC rankings: March Madness begins for high school teams
The Northern Lights Conference Championships begin Thursday at Colony High School. Some teams are fighting for a chance to play at the state tournament, while other teams are already assured a spot based on the Alaska School Activities Association’s winning percentage index. The Kodiak boys need to win Friday’s game to get in. The Bears are ninth in the latest WPI rankings and most likely will not receive one of t...
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